The Maneesha Sharma directorial Tiger 3 hit screens on November 12. Starring Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif the film that comes as the third instalment in the hit Tiger franchise opened with a bang. In fact, with immense promotions, audience anticipation and of course a wide release, the business of Tiger 3 started on a roaring note. However, now weeks after its release, the collections of Tiger 3 have begun to see a deceleration at the domestic box office.
In this box office report, we look at the business of Tiger 3 while comparing the same to the previous releases in the Tiger franchise viz. Ek Tha Tiger and Tiger Zinda Hai, which were released in 2012 and 2017 respectively. Collecting Rs. 271.75 cr. Tiger 3 has clearly managed to live up to and surpass the hype and collections of the first release in the Tiger franchise, Ek Tha Tiger that had collected Rs. 198.78 cr. However, when compared to the second release in the franchise, Tiger 3 has not managed to draw a parallel to Tiger Zinda Hai that had collected Rs. 339.16 cr.
In conclusion, Tiger 3 finds itself at a unique crossroads, balancing the monumental success of Tiger Zinda Hai and the benchmark set by Ek Tha Tiger. As the audience seem to be satiated with the adrenaline-fueled action and gripping narrative, the continuing box office fate of Tiger 3 will ultimately unfold as a captivating journey, bringing its own unique chapter to the celebrated Tiger franchise.